GH3 'Massive' Disappointment

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GH3 'Massive' Disappointment
Sep 15, 2012

Operational:

  • Too big

  • Too heavy?

  • No multi-aspect sensor

Looks:

  • Ugly as sin

  • Looks like a mini-FF camera (more intimidating)

  • Lenses look too small on it

Cost:

  • Very expensive?

I am sure there will be a lot of improvements, but the above issues really bug me. I really don't want a bigger, heavier, more expensive camera. I got MFT for the compact size and weight. I take the camera on active, multi-day trips, where every ounce is counted and shaved wherever possible, where every space is accounted for.

I was looking forward to the weather sealing, the improved image quality etc, but this just feels wrong to me Massively disappointing after a 3+ year wait.

Guess a second hand GH2 is on the cards for me.

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